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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can you use tampons during pregnancy spotting?

Can you use tampons during pregnancy spotting?

NO!: Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy is never normal and must be investigated by an obstetrician on an emergency basis! never use tampons in pregnancy as serious infections (MRSA) and even lethal outcomes can occur! ...Read more

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Period due Tuesday, have spoting yesterday and today, used tampons twice, what could it be, could I be pregnant? Why does it come and go

Possible: Its possible you are pregnant (though not certain). Do a pregnancy test and find out. If you begin to have abdominal pain, see your doc even if your pregnancy test is negative. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am pretty sure i pee out of the hole that you use for tampons and i think it has a big effect on becoming pregnant, im not sure what to do from here?

I am pretty sure i pee out of the hole that you use for tampons and i think it has a big effect on becoming pregnant, im not sure what to do from here?

See a doctor: The urethral opening (pee hole) is anatomically very close to the vagina and is actually inside the labia (lips) so you are probably normal but to be sure you need an exam. ...Read more

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Period came 2 days early, lasted 6 days. A tiny bit lighter than usual but could still use tampons. Could I still be pregnant?

Period came 2 days early, lasted 6 days. A tiny bit lighter than usual but could still use tampons. Could I still be pregnant?

Below: Prob not with the period you are describing. If you are concerned, wait one week and do a HPT. If you are having sex without contraception, you will eventually get PG. ...Read more

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Found 2 tampons lodged inside me after having sex-1st pulled out next day & some cum came out w/ it-the 2nd wasn't found for 6 days-could I b pregnant?

Found 2 tampons lodged inside me after having sex-1st pulled out next day & some cum came out w/ it-the 2nd wasn't found for 6 days-could I b pregnant?

Are you kidding?: You have given us no sexual, menstrual or ovulatory history. Do you really want us to jus guess if you are pregnant or not? Physicians would never speculate about such a major diagnosis. But, you do not need a doctor to tell you that any sperm in the vagina can cause pregnancy. Right? The presence of tampons would not ever act as any form of birth control. ...Read more

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My period lasted for 6 days, was heavy for 2 days (filled super + tampons), red in color some clots. Still not sure if I could be pregnant?

My period lasted for 6 days, was heavy for 2 days (filled super + tampons), red in color some clots. Still not sure if I could be pregnant?

Pregnancy unlikely: Having a normal, regular menstrual period means a woman is not pregnant. If a period was unusual or weird, and one is worried about pregnancy, one can do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. The tests are very accurate 3 weeks after sex or later. ...Read more

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Common to have heavy periods after third pregnancy? Soaking through tampons every two hours for first three days

Common to have heavy periods after third pregnancy? Soaking through tampons every two hours for first three days

Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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